Thursday Notes – October 25, 2012

by Caitlin on October 25, 2012

Post-It Phrase of the Day: “They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.”

We need YOUR notes! Post a note, take a picture, and e-mail your story to Caitlin at [email protected].  Each note goes up on the site for thousands of others to read and enjoy!

Maddy and Regina put notes around the mall.

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Alett posted this note:

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Anonymous sent in these gems:

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Leanna wrote, “I go to Springfield College in MA! My school is COVERED in Operation Beautiful inspirational post-it notes :) i HAD to find out where they were coming from so now i’ve been making them too! Attached i have two pictures, one is of one post-it that was on my hall door. The other image is of a note that is actually taped to all of the mirrors in the bathrooms! Those have been up since i moved in”

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Jessica wrote, “I found this the other day, while it’s not an "Operation Beautiful" post-it, I thought it fit well and made me smile.  I had Leukemia when I was 5 (18 years out of treatment, woohoo!) and I go to the children’s hospital clinic where I was treated yearly for a check -up/ survivorship meeting. I saw this in the playroom/waiting area this week while I was in for a check up. These check ups are always very sobering, because while I had it relatively easy compared to most, there are always others there who are visibly fighting for their lives. Its especially heartbreaking because they are children (and some, babies). Some days its easy to become anxious about my past and my health, but this artwork made me realize that there is nothing wrong, everything has happened the way it should and really empowered me!”

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The new Operation Beautiful book is available for pre-order. Operation Beautiful: One Note at a Time is targeted to 8 – 14 year old girls and addresses topics like friendships, bullying, love, life, puberty, parents, finding a passion, and healthy living. If you’re older, check out the original Operation Beautiful book!

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